Canadian Border Services Agency

Hold CBSA Accountable For Deporting Detainees To Torture

Monia Mazigh | Posted 03.11.2017 | Canada Politics
Monia Mazigh

Despite all the legal battles Mohamed Harkat and his wife have been conducting to allow him to stay in Canada, he finds himself today facing deportation to Algeria. Recently CBSA filed a report where it plainly concludes that Mohamed Harkat should be deported to Algeria, despite the risk of being tortured there if he returns.

CBSA Deports Asylum-Seeker Facing High-Risk Pregnancy In B.C.

CTV | CTV Vancouver | Posted 11.21.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Freshta Hashim was escorted out of BC Women’s Hospital and into an ambulance, which was to transport her back to the U.S., according to CTV News.

More Than 12 Kg Of Cocaine Seized At Toronto Airport

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.25.2016 | Canada

TORONTO - Customs officials say they've seized more than 12 kilograms of cocaine at Toronto's Pearson airport. The Canada Border Services Agency sa...

51 Criminals On Most Wanted List Removed From Canada: Blaney

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.07.2015 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - The Canada Border Services Agency's most-wanted list has helped to track down several dozen dangerous criminals since 2011, Public Safety M...

'A Clear Wake-Up Call To Canada Border Services Agency'

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.07.2014 | Canada British Columbia

BURNABY, B.C. - A B.C. coroner's jury hearing evidence into the death of a Mexican woman who hanged herself while in custody says the Canada Border Se...

'We're Very Often In The Business Of Tearing Families Apart'

CP | Benjamin Shingler, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.31.2014 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - For the past month, Sheila Sedinger woke up every morning fraught with worry over the prospect of being deported to Mexico without her two ...

Western Canada's Biggest Pot Bust Part Of $9 MILLION Drug Seizure

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.11.2014 | Canada British Columbia

UPDATE: The Alberta Law Enforcement Response Team says the seizure totals nearly $9 million including: 292 kilograms of marijuana, with an estimated...

4 Troubling Things We Don't Know About CBSA Detainee's Death

Catherine Dauvergne | Posted 04.27.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Catherine Dauvergne

Just before the end of the year, Lucia Vega Jiminez took her own life while in immigration detention at the Vancouver airport. That a young woman in good health would take her own life is deeply unsettling, and an inconsolable loss to those who loved her. Beyond this, there are at least four things seriously troubling about this story that all Canadians should be concerned about.

Alleged Gun Smuggler Caught At Abbosford Border

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.12.2014 | Canada British Columbia

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. - An American man accused of attempting to smuggle five firearms across the border into B.C. is facing charges.The Canada Border Serv...

Vancouver Airport Detainee's Death Angers Mexico

CP | Keven Drews, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.02.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The Mexican government is "quite angry" after one of its citizens died last month while in the custody of the Canada Border Services Agenc...

Reality TV Risks Refugee Safety: Lawyer

CBC | Posted 05.15.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Construction workers who were filmed by a reality TV crew while they were arrested by border agents made their first appearance before the Immigration...

Canadians Will Wait THIS Long At The Border

CBC | Posted 02.21.2013 | Canada Travel

The Canada Border Services Agency is advising last-minute shoppers to prepare for long waits at the border during the holidays. "It's alw...

"I Am Here in Canada and I Am Treated like a Dog"

Syed Hussan | Posted 01.12.2013 | Canada Politics
Syed Hussan

The Canada Border Services Agency just announced that it had deported 16,511 people in 2011-2012, dubbing it a "milestone year." Every year tens of thousands of migrant workers are coerced to leave after getting hurt on the job or because their work permits are revoked or have been completed. This is euphemistically called "repatriations." Canada is implementing a revolving door immigration policy, with high deportations and a shift to migrant work. It is clear to see who is paying the cost of these policies. Are we okay with this? It's time we slow this down.

Border Services Closes Probe Into Controversial Program

CBC | Posted 10.21.2012 | Canada Politics

The Canadian Border Services Agency has closed its investigation into P.E.I.'s controversial provincial nominee program, but an RCMP investigation int...

Deported Man Returns.. And Goes To Jail

CP | Posted 09.26.2012 | Canada

WINNIPEG -- A South American man who was caught in Canada after being deported has been sentenced to nine months in jail. Raul Roberto Kalbfleisch ...

Fugitive Pedophile Sent To The U.S., Facing 169 Years In U.S. Jail

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.24.2012 | Canada

VANCOUVER - A convicted child molester who was living undetected for years in Vancouver has been handed over to American authorities.Steven Dyer was c...

Ottawa Adds To Foreign Fugitives List

CBC | CBC | Posted 10.18.2011 | Canada

The federal government is seeking the public's help again in its hunt for people wanted on immigration warrants, focusing on 32 foreign fugitives beli...